Vice President Atiku Is Illogical!

Vice President Atiku Is Illogical! By Paul I. Adujie Lawcareer@msn.com New York, United States       Nigeria is my country and my most favorite real estate on earth. Even if, I never again during my life time step a foot on Nigeria’s soil. Was Nigeria some other country? I would have been amused at the statement credited to the […]

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Nigeria and a ‘Taylored’ Security Netwrork

Nigeria and a ‘Taylored’ Security Netwrork By Dr. Yakub J. Abdalla Abdallaissues@yahoo.com abdallajd@aol.com Apart from the third term debate, the non-performance of our elected or is it selected officials, poverty, non-provision of social, health and other infrastructures, one of the issue that has dominated the Nigeria atmosphere apart from mother nature’s eclipse, is our inept security system. I personally would […]

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Nassarawa Elections: Obasanjo versus Shekarau

Nassarawa Elections: Obasanjo versus Shekarau By Abdullahi Tukur Dankoli abdullahidankoli@yahoo.com A Court of Appeal nullified the election of Sani Ibrahim Babankowa into the Kano State House of Assembly representing Nassarawa Constituency this necessitated a bye-election to fill the vacancy on Saturday 8, April 2006. Since the loss of Kano to the ANPP the PDP led by Dr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso […]

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Frank Nweke Jnr.: The Marines Are Out and Ready Fortales

Frank Nweke Jnr.: The Marines Are Out and Ready Fortales By Kelechi Eme mov_res_ren_ng@yahoo.com I read with utter disbelieve the rejoinder on the editorial of The New York Times of 26th March, 2006 entiltled, IN NIGERIA THINGS FALL APART written by Mr.Frank Nweke Jnr., Minister of Information and National Orientation, published on www.gamji.com. My initial reaction was that probably the […]

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Obasanjo, Third Term And History

Obasanjo, Third Term And History By Joseph Dangme Rinyom dangmerinyom@yahoo.com   Self-perpetuation in power in Africa has a long tradition. Countless rulers, military and civilian, have consistently refused to relinquish power even at the cost of their lives. Mobutu Sese-seko, Omar Bongo, Eyadema, Mugabe, Museveni, etc are few of Africa’s many maximum dictators who have held sway over the gradual […]

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Atiku: A Democrat or a Disloyal VP? (Part 1)

Atiku: A Democrat or a Disloyal VP? (Part 1) By Zayyad I. Muhammad zaymohd@yahoo.com Today’s shocking political scenarios in Nigeria has cast a doubt on the minds of millions of Nigerians on the genuineness of the democratic postures of politicians in Nigeria; are our politicians real–life Democrats? Or their democratic posture just begins while seeking elections and ends when got […]

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Nigeria Police and Civil Society

Nigeria Police and Civil Society By Mohammed Bashir Shuwa abashirshuwa@yahoo.com Recently the Nigeria Police organised a conference on how to improve its performance in policing the nation which was attended by a wide spectrum of the Nigerian populace. To follow up the outcome of the recommendations of the talk shop a delegation of the police performance improvement committee led by […]

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Atiku: The President’s Shadow

Atiku: The President’s Shadow By Joseph Dangme Rinyom dangmerinyom@yahoo.com   Abubakar Atiku, Nigeria’s Vice-President has been a vilified personality from all quarters and manners of people within the last seven years. The first four years, which coincided with his first term in office as Nigeria’s Vice-President was from his kith and kin, the northern political elites who accused him of […]

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Nigerian 2006 Census: Pro-active Reaction?

Nigerian 2006 Census: Pro-active Reaction? By Prof. L. Obibuaku lobibuaku@yahoo.com   It has come as a surprise to many that some Nigerians are already commenting extensively on a population census whose result is yet to be published. One of such premature reactions came from a piece credited to Sani Zorro and Adamu Fanda which appeared in Daily Triumph of March […]

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Views on the Atiku Salvo

Views on the Atiku Salvo By Prof Awwalu H. Yadudu Awwalu@aol.com Atiku’s drawing of the battle-line, or biting the bullet as it were, at the particular time and in the circumstances – to wit incessant suppression of dissent, intolerance of all opposition to 3rd Term bid, all of which have of recent been carried out with no tact and lacking […]

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Is Dianne Abbot (MP) A Friend Of Nigeria?

Is Dianne Abbot (MP) A Friend Of Nigeria? By Uche Nworah uchenworah@yahoo.com     She is a successful black woman no doubt, a role model of sorts for most black women in the UK. Undeniably she has already secured her place in the history of UK politics as the first black woman to be elected into the UK parliament. She […]

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Nigeria Police and Civil Society

Nigeria Police and Civil Society By Mohammed Bashir Shuwa abashirshuwa@yahoo.com Recently the Nigeria Police organised a conference on how to improve its performance in policing the nation which was attended by a wide spectrum of the Nigerian populace. To follow up the outcome of the recommendations of the talk shop a delegation of the police performance improvement committee led by […]

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Atiku: The President’s Shadow

Atiku: The President’s Shadow By Joseph Dangme Rinyom dangmerinyom@yahoo.com   Abubakar Atiku, Nigeria’s Vice-President has been a vilified personality from all quarters and manners of people within the last seven years. The first four years, which coincided with his first term in office as Nigeria’s Vice-President was from his kith and kin, the northern political elites who accused him of […]

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Nigerian 2006 Census: Pro-active Reaction?

Nigerian 2006 Census: Pro-active Reaction? By Prof. L. Obibuaku lobibuaku@yahoo.com   It has come as a surprise to many that some Nigerians are already commenting extensively on a population census whose result is yet to be published. One of such premature reactions came from a piece credited to Sani Zorro and Adamu Fanda which appeared in Daily Triumph of March […]

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Views on the Atiku Salvo

Views on the Atiku Salvo By Prof Awwalu H. Yadudu Awwalu@aol.com     Atiku’s drawing of the battle-line, or biting the bullet as it were, at the particular time and in the circumstances – to wit incessant suppression of dissent, intolerance of all opposition to 3rd Term bid, all of which have of recent been carried out with no tact […]

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Is Dianne Abbot (MP) A Friend Of Nigeria?

Is Dianne Abbot (MP) A Friend Of Nigeria? By Uche Nworah uchenworah@yahoo.com     She is a successful black woman no doubt, a role model of sorts for most black women in the UK. Undeniably she has already secured her place in the history of UK politics as the first black woman to be elected into the UK parliament. She […]

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